There are a lot of people who present here with suspicion of herpes. Sometimes they have reason to suspect it and in a lot of others, they are just paranoid hypochondriacs.
Without a culture swab, the rest is really just 'best guessing' Even IGG tests are a load of bollocks in most cases if you ask me and there is good reason that the CDC and other countries don't include routine blood testing for herpes. We see it here so often that IGG tests throw more confusion than answers. The poster had clear IGG tests (even though the voracity of those tests I question), so what more can he do? If he gets what looks like a blister in the same spot(s) next time, then he should get those swabbed, but otherwise, he does not have a positive diagnosis.
No, someone with a sore throat does not need to disclose that they may have H. You on the other hand have a pile of evidence that says you could. Think about what brought you here. And remember, you still came here AFTER your testing and AFTER your doctors' gave you those answers.
while I see your line of reasoning, you are still asking me to disclose something I have been told by 3 different medical professionals that I DO NOT HAVE. Whether I do or not, basically what you are saying is that anyone with any symptoms somewhat respembling H are obligated to 100% discclose an infected status... thats where I disagree
Because HSV f*cking sucks...that's why its special. It causes major recurring pain and other serious complications for people, and you don't know how someone's body will handle it until they already have it.
And yes, the fact that 95% of people don't disclose IS WRONG! There's absolutely nothing right about that.
This whole thing is just so confusing. Right when I find peace and accept my positive diagnosis, there's something new. Idk, I feel like I have it..I've had only one "outbreak" which is sometimes typical for my type. Idk idk idk!
You're using her ignorance to get around it, though. You know that the tests aren't accurate and the doctors are undereducated. And you know you can possibly still pass something to her. It's what YOU would still know. Gotta be honest with yourself, too.
I don't believe I've ever had testing for antibodies before. But if I got type 1 genitally, why didn't I get it orally? Also why did the antibiotics clear it up so quick? I've read on here that people have mistakenly gotten antibiotics and it never worked because they don't work for viral infections only bacteria. I have so many questions for the doctors at urgent care but they won't answer them.
I know this is a little old post but I can say that if I didn't have this and the women I truly love had this and I came back to her or she came back to me without hesitation I would accept her and the risk involved because love is greater then this issue. If you truly love someone something like this shouldn't keep them away from you. Nothing should keep them away from you honestly. If they can't accept it then it's conditional love, love is supposed to be unconditional. Give it a shot if he says no or said no by now then there someone out there that will say yes.